STANLIB alternatives solution goes live

STANLIB Multi-Manager launches its innovative alternative assets suite to investors in May, offering one-stop access to an array of alternative assets

AIP in stride with ‘active alpha’ approach

Stellenbosch-based AIP Capital Management, started by Cobus Potgieter and Wilhelm Landman, enjoys a strong start with its short-term trading fund

Playing to your strengths

Know your edge. Avoid style drift. And stay away from the crowd. These were the key points of advice for fund managers looking to...

Steady start for Mergence long/short

Hedge fund ideas flow out of broader investment process in the listed equities space

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Enko debt fund shines in Africa

The fund has reached its 18-month anniversary, generating a net annualised return of 13.03% since inception in October 2016

Capricorn bullish on South Africa

Investment team sees South Africa as a “significant long-term trade” in the coming years of Ramaphosa's reign, provided global macro conditions continue to stack up

Truffle adds to solid record

Senqu focuses on simplicity

LATEST SINGLE-MANAGER INDEX VERSUS MARKET RETURNS GRAPH

Monthly MediansMAR 2018YTD 2018
South African Composite-0.07%1.44%
HedgeNews Africa Composite0.03%2.03%

Industry Research

Africa indices retain gains in low-volatility cycle

MSCI Frontier Markets Africa Index dips 0.9% in April

Assets contract for second year

South Africa hedge funds saw assets contract almost 7% in the 12 months to end-2017, yet the fixed income category showed strong growth

The Reading Room

Get what you pay for. Pay for what you need.

Paul Wilkes from Collas Crill discusses how to choose the best offshore structure to capture your desired investor base

Industry leaders put forward vision of the future

Senior players in the global hedge fund industry put forward their collective vision in a new report published by global body AIMA

Interviews

RisCura outlines search for yield

Director of RisCura’s advisory business, Prasheen Singh, discusses the role of alternative assets in institutional portfolios

Patience pays for Allan Gray Africa

The Allan Gray Africa team saw patience rewarded last year as African equity markets grew strongly, validating long-held value calls

People Moves

Lochner moves to set up own shop

Ex-Peregrine Capital man plans new venture at Cuthman Capital

Novare builds out team

Mathole and Hall have both come on board in recent months

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